Saturday, August 24, 2019

Ontario: leading Canada in online learning

A couple of months ago, the Canadian Digital Learning Research Association (CDLRA) provided eCampus Ontario, one of the survey's main sponsors, with a regional...

Who dunnit? Identifying the major online providers in Canadian post-secondary education

Northern Lakes College, Alberta, has one of the highest proportions of online students in Canada The story so...

Why are there few online programs in Canada’s Far North?

What is north in Canada? In a country as vast as Canada, 'north' is always relative. Sudbury (46º N) is considered to be in Northern...

Is Western Canada falling behind in online learning?

Reports from the 2018 survey The main public report on online and distance learning in Canadian post-secondary institutions was published last month and is available,...

Some reflections on the results of the 2018 national survey of online learning

The public report of the 2018 national survey of online and distance learning in Canadian universities and colleges is now available in English and...

Part-time research associate wanted for national survey of online learning

We (the Canadian Digital Learning Research Association - CDLRA) have almost completed all the work for the 2018 national survey of online learning in...

2018 review of online learning: weak leadership

This is the fourth in my series reviewing developments in online learning in 2018. The first three were: AI and synchronous learning open universities...

Summary of the 2018 survey of online learning in Canadian colleges and universities

The Canadian Digital Learning Research Association has just finalised the results from the 2018 national survey. The full technical report has been completed in...

What does ‘8% of Canadian post-secondary is online’ mean?

Studying at home: and saving the college money I've had one or two comments from people at presentations commenting that our recent finding from the...

New enrolment data for online learning in Canadian universities and colleges

Helped a great deal by Jeff Seaman of the Babson Survey Research Group, I have spent the last few weeks (when not on holiday...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.